Tuskegee has a population of roughly 12,000 and is located in Macon County in the state of Alabama. To belongs to the Micropolitan metro area that has a population of just over 50,000. Tuskegee has a rich heritage and was the staging ground for much of African American history.
Tuskegee is birth place of Tuskegee Normal School for Colored Teachers which was founded by Booker T. Washington in 1881. It was later renamed the Tuskegee Institute and today is known as Tuskegee University, a four-year, private, higher education institution and historically black univerity. It is a federally recognized National Historic Landmark as well as a Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site. It is the only historically black higher education institution to have this distinction.
Below you can browse profiles for colleges and universities located in and around Tuskegee, Alabama, as well as links to additional school information.
120 Old Administration Building
Tuskegee, AL 36088
main phone: (334) 727-8011
admission phone: (334) 727-8500
admission fax: (334) 724-4402
Tuskegee University has a total enrollment of 2,700+ students and offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate and first professional degree programs. The university offers a large variety of majors in fields and disciplines including engineering, engineering technology, computer and information sciences, business, management, biological sciences, architecture and related programs, agriculture, history, clinical laboratory science, forestry, natural resources and conservation, physical sciences, social work, economics and several other fields of social science.